Szymon Komasa Becomes First Opera Singer To Grace L’Officiel Homme’s Cover Story

By Francisco Salazar

Szymon Komasa has become the first opera singer to grace the cover of “L’officiel homme.”

The Polish baritone will be one of the four cover stories for the Polish version’s Spring edition. The magazine is among the most important fashion magazines in Europe, which has seen celebrities around the world grace the cover.

Komasa is a graduate of the Guildhall School of music and drama in London and of the Juilliard School. He has participated in the Cardiff Singer of the World competition and has participated in numerous competitions as the Gerda Lissner competition.

Throughout his career he has performed at the Semperoper in Dresden, Arena di Verona, Teatro Massimo in Palermo, and is currently performing the title role of “Don Giovanni” in Warsaw. He will also perform the role of Stanley Kowalski in Andre Previn’s “A Streetcar Named Desire.”

Next season he will take on the role of Hans in the world premiere of Stephen Wadsworth’s “The Flood” with Opera Columbus.

“L’officiel homme” is French fashion magazine for men, adapted from L’Officiel and been published in Paris since 2005 and targets men interested in fashion and leaves out much fashion criticism. It is published in China, Germany, Italy, Korea, Lebanon, Morocco, Poland, Thailand, The Netherlands, Ukraine, and Spain.